A strong recovery in the Asia Pacific private capital markets in 2021 sets up favourable hiring and compensation trends.
The $95 billion Korean savings will set up a separately managed account for real estate debt investment early next year in order to shorten decision-making and help it win deals in a crowded market.
Its head of infrastructure revealed the insurer’s asset allocation targets at AsianInvestor’s latest Private Assets Investments Week
Private credit might be less attractive than it was last year as investors rush into the market, but there are sweet spots to be found.
The hiring spree for 22 newly created positions is the largest by the Korean sovereign wealth fund since 2015. The new program includes 15 investment management openings.
The group will look for private debt opportunities in Asia but CIO Alvin Ying noted the maturity journey of the market could take a while.
Investors are not deterred by the thinning spread between logistics and office yields, as prices continue to climb in Australia.
Generally, however, Asian pension funds’ allocations to alternative assets demonstrated only a modest increase of 0.6% from 2019 to 2020.
Experts eye real estate equity, Reits and developments backed by big names as fears of property bond defaults mount and Chinese regulators clamp down on a major insurer’s alternative investments.
Technology and big data-driven databases are expected to help Asian asset owners appropriately benchmark their alternative investments across the world.
Asian insurers and pension funds are partnering up with logistics experts to strategically invest in logistics real estate across the globe.
Some analysts remain bearish on gold, believing that energy, industrial metals or real estate would be a better hedge, while others think the metal is now trading at an attractive rate.
For Australia’s second-largest super fund, it’s a case of get green or get out, but engagement and collaboration is still the preferred solution.
The sovereign wealth fund has been reducing flexibility and increasing risk to the portfolio as the fund keeps a watchful eye on changes to the macro environment.
Many investment offices of wealthy families are more concerned with making money from cryptocurrencies than fretting about their environmental impact.
Wooed by its compelling stability, Asian investors and fund managers are looking to increase their allocations into Japan’s multi-family real estate sector
Richard Teng was employed at the Monetary Authority of Singapore for 13 years, and at the Singapore Exchange for seven.
Australian logistics prove a good defensive strategy for investors during the pandemic, with promising yields and a stable and transparent market.
While other asset owners were making a fortune in the stock market, Poba gained 80% of its W1 trillion ($851 million) investment return in the first half from alternative assets globally.
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